Corneal Collagen Cross-Linking for the Treatment of Acanthamoeba Keratitis.

  title={Corneal Collagen Cross-Linking for the Treatment of Acanthamoeba Keratitis.},
  author={Olivier Richoz and Zisis Gatzioufas and Farhad Hafezi},
  volume={32 10},
To the Editor: Berra et al recently published an in vivo experimental study of corneal collagen cross-linking (CXL) on Acanthamoeba keratitis. The authors analyzed the effects of CXL in rabbit corneas infected by stromal injection of 0.05 mL Acanthamoeba-containing suspension (40% trophozoites/60% cysts). On the basis of the analysis of corneal parasite concentration after CXL, the authors concluded, “Treatment of Acanthamoeba keratitis by corneal CXL with riboflavin and UV-A did not prove… CONTINUE READING
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